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Old 07-14-2011, 08:52 PM   #1
Aliantha
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I feel very ambivalent about the Cellar lately.

I'm not sure what's causing it. Maybe I've been here too long and so the usual players are just too predictable maybe. I'm not really sure. Maybe it's the lack of interesting newbies with different perspectives. Maybe it's just a general mood that seems to have taken over the place.

I wondered if anyone else was feeling like this lately or if it's just me.

btw, I'm not trying to place blame on anyone for this particular feeling that belongs to me. I just wondered if I was the only one that's all.
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Old 07-14-2011, 09:50 PM   #2
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It has been pretty predictable and depressing for a while. I'm lowering my profile here since is is really bad for my mindset. There are folks putting quality stuff up occasionally but for me anyway I come away more often down than up.
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Old 07-14-2011, 10:06 PM   #3
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Maybe we need another clinically insane troll to wander in. That always seems to liven things up.
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Old 07-14-2011, 10:37 PM   #4
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Or I could start posting again.... FFS it's summer in the US where most dwellars live. We have better things to do. Except the cube-bound. Who get pissy and start eating each other like caged rodents. It's winter in Aus, the upside-downers are bored.

Same thing happens every year.

The downunders whinge 'cause the topsiders are not entertaining enough. Let's blame the French. They're in the middle and should mediate in some way. or at least post nekkid pics and photoshop the underarm hair out. No?

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Old 07-14-2011, 10:39 PM   #5
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I've heard that 85% of all problems are directly traceable to top management.
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Old 07-14-2011, 10:46 PM   #6
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The other 17% are due to teacher cutbacks.
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Old 07-14-2011, 10:48 PM   #7
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Lifestyles don't change all that much in Aus during winter, particularly in the northern part of the country. I know not a lot has changed for us. There's still surfing and stuff going on, and on most days we're still wearing shorts and Tshirts.

I don't think it's the lack of dingbats either Zen. I usually find those episodes pretty tiresome. In fact, you watch the same players do the same thing until the troll eventually disappears one way or another.

Blah. Maybe I'm just tired.
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Old 07-14-2011, 11:01 PM   #8
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Ali needs some strange!
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Old 07-14-2011, 11:08 PM   #9
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"Ambivalence suggests strong feelings... in opposition. The prefix, as in "ambidextrous," means "both." The rest of it, in Latin, means "vigor." The word suggests that you are torn... between two opposing courses of action."
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Old 07-14-2011, 11:20 PM   #10
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to be or not to be (here) I would say HLJ. That's exactly what it is. I can take or leave this site these days, where as before I used to kind of make this my first stop most days, and if I couldn't get here, I'd wonder what was going on with people. I'd look at IotD and show the kids or Dazza and things like that. Now, most of the time I feel like I can't be bothered unless the title looks really exciting.
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Old 07-14-2011, 11:37 PM   #11
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would it help if i was a dick to you?
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Old 07-15-2011, 12:00 AM   #12
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dick me? I'm imagining what that must mean, but I'm not sure if that could possibly be right and if so, what flight will you be on?
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Old 07-15-2011, 12:43 AM   #13
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I'm swimming! Real men swim to Australia in order to have steamy hot sexy business with married Aussie women. And I Yam a REAL MAN.

...be there in a few months...If the dolphins dont get me.
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Old 07-15-2011, 01:13 AM   #14
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We don't have enough people posting, that's why!!! People....POST! INTERACT! BANTER! SCREAM! We've been drama-free and peaceful around here.
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Old 07-15-2011, 01:49 AM   #15
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Yeah, entertain me! Even Jim's doing his best. You lot should be ashamed!!!
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